Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1987
Joseph Brodsky

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Joseph Brodsky - Facts

Joseph Brodsky

Joseph Brodsky

Born: 24 May 1940, Leningrad (now Saint Petersburg), USSR (now Russia)

Died: 28 January 1996, New York, NY, USA

Residence at the time of the award: USA

Prize motivation: "for an all-embracing authorship, imbued with clarity of thought and poetic intensity"

Field: poetry

Language: English (prose) and Russian (poetry)

Prize share: 1/1

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